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Long Reads

The Scandinavian guide to surviving the dark days of winter

The days are getting shorter, but it’s not all bad news.

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Helen Russell
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Life

“I lost my job due to my mental health – and I’m far from the only one”

These are your rights when it comes to mental health in the workplace.

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Rebecca Hastings
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Long Reads

Everything you need to address your mental health at work

From powerful essays by women who have done it, to tangible tips of soothing stress and anxiety at your desk.

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Megan Murray
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Long Reads

“How a therapist helped me through my mother’s suicide”

“When I turned 30, a decade of stoppering my grief caught up with me.”

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Mary-Jane Wiltsher
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Anxiety, depression and OCD: women share powerful essays on mental health

Remember: you are not alone.

Every mind matters: small steps to help look after your mental health
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Every mind matters: small steps to help look after your mental health

122,000 people are waiting more than 8 weeks for mental health support from the NHS.

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Alice Purkiss
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Careers

How working longer hours could put you at higher risk of developing depression

Plus a perturbing theory about why men just aren’t affected in the same way.

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Moya Crockett
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Books

Could you be suffering from ‘book burnout’?

Our reading habits could be making us feel guilty, embarrassed and tired, say experts.

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Hollie Richardson
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Long Reads

“Why it’s time to start talking more honestly about giving birth”

“Censoring ‘bad’ birth stories is simply another way in which women are silenced.”

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Melanie Golding
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Life

Are we over the pill? Meet the women opting for hormone-free contraception

Is the pill really all it's cracked up to be?

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Food

3 easy autumn food recipes to nourish and soothe your soul

Autumn is here, and we want easy food recipes that will warm our stomachs and our souls.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Sophie Cockett
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Could the ancient Bhutanese art of ‘death recollection’ be the burnout cure we all need?

Suffering from the symptoms of burnout? The art of death recollection could have surprising benefits…

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“How I came off antidepressants”: 5 women share their stories

4 million people are at risk of experiencing side effects when withdrawing from antidepressants

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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People

What it’s like to be diagnosed with ADHD as a 30-year-old woman

ADHD is usually associated with hyperactive schoolboys. Here, blogger Penny Jarrett reveals what it’s like to be diagnosed as an adult woman.

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Penny Jarrett
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People

Christopher Eccleston on why he viewed his anorexia struggles as a “filthy secret”

“The illness is still there raging within me as the Doctor.”

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Lauren Geall
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Life

This is the one symptom of depression outsiders really struggle to understand

“It makes zero sense.”

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Anna Brech
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Long Reads

“What volunteering for a suicide helpline taught me about loneliness”

“The majority of callers were lonely, and simply craved hearing another human voice that wasn’t from their TV.”

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Natalie Cornish
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People

Jesy Nelson opens up about the impact Little Mix’s “strong women” narrative had on her mental health

“I felt I had to be this person who was like… ‘I don’t care what people are saying about me, I’m this strong woman.’”

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Lauren Geall
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Rachel Barber
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The Maytree: “What happened when I checked myself into the UK’s only suicide sanctuary”

The Maytree is a respite centre that offers help and support for those in suicidal crisis. One woman checks in for five days.

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Life

Outdated and awkward, or good for our health? How phone calls could actually make us happier

Call me maybe?

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